Screenwriter Lila Garrett wrote or contributed to two episodes of "All In The Family".
|Born:||November 21, 1925|
|Birthplace:||Brooklyn, New York, U.S.|
|Series:||All in the Family|
|Episodes appeared in:||"Et Tu, Archie" in Season 4 (written by) |
"The Threat" in Season 2 (story) / (teleplay)
Lila Garrett (born Lila Paris November 21, 1925) is a longtime activist, and award-winning screenwriter. Lila is also the grandmother of actor Eric Roberts and actress Julia Roberts. Lila presently hosts “Connect the Dots” on Pacifica’s KPFK-AM radio in Los Angeles. She was Southern California Chair of the 2004 Kucinich campaign, and past president of Southern California Americans for Democratic Action. She has served on the boards of the ACLU, the Venice Family Clinic and the Writers Guild of America. She founded Americans against War in Iraq, and is a founding boardmember of the California Clean Money Campaign.
As as TV screenwriter, producer and director, Lila has won two Emmys and the Writers Guild Award. She developed the short-lived CBS-TV sitcom series Baby, I'm Back, which co-starred Demond Wilson (of the NBC sitcom Sanford & Son) and Denise Nicholas (Room 222 and later, with Carroll O'Connor on In The Heat of The Night). Lila helped to write two All in the Family episodes, "Et Tu, Archie" and "The Threat" of which she aided in the story and the original teleplay.
Progressive Democrats of America
Lila Garrett serves on the Advisory Board of Progressive Democrats of America.
Endorsed Marcy Winograd
In 2006 Lila Garrett host of KPFK's Connect the Dots was a National and State endorser of Marcy Winograd of the Los Angeles Progressive Democrats of America in her unsuccessful primary bid for the Democratic Party nomination 26th Congressional District in California
JStreet advisory council
In 2009 listed members of the JStreet advisory council included Lila Garrett, Emmy-Award Winning Writer and Director and Host, public radio's Connect the Dots